Left: The Amir Yakub Khan, General Daod Shah, Habeebula Moustafi with Major Cavagnari C.S.I and Mr Jenkyns. (John Burke, 1878)
(Courtesy of the National Media Museum, Bradford, UK)
Right: Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador Sir William Charters Patey KCMG; his private secretaries and his Nepalese
The Emir must have been wearing all the gold braid in his country. His Germanic costume set British nerves on edge, they didn't know that the Emir had back channels to other European powers.
I was particularly thrilled that the Tate show went to the Crawford Art Gallery in Cork in John Burke's native Ireland. His first ever show there!